Archive for October 10th, 2010

A plea for sanity over Perak DAP crisis

By Tunku Abdul Aziz

Perak DAP leaders must try, if they possibly can, to subordinate their personal ambitions and put the interests of the party above all else. The unseemly internal squabbling over local leadership is already causing considerable damage to the reputation of the DAP which has earned for itself, over the years in the face of great odds, enormous goodwill and credibility. Do you think it fair to put all the hard work and personal sacrifices of thousands of party members at risk to satisfy your craving for personal glory and power?

What has happened to the declaration of high-minded devotion to duty in the public interest? DAP does not exist in isolation. It is a vital part of the nation’s social, political and economic mosaic in a vibrant tangle of races, cultures and religions. We have as a party derived legitimacy from our consistency of purpose for the greatest good of the people of Malaysia. It is the height of lunacy to jeopardise what we have achieved so far and the party’s future prospects by greed-driven, irresponsible, behaviour.
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Question related to Sosilawati mass murders placed fourth in tomorrow’s question time in Parliament

My question related to the Sosilawati mass murders in Banting has been placed as number four for tomorrow’s question time in Parliament.

The question I had submitted reads:

To ask Home Minister to list the date/nature of police reports lodged against the lawyer brothers in Banting suspected responsible for the Sosilawati mass murders, reasons for police inaction which have gravely undermined public confidence in police professionalism and latest actions on these police reports.

Tuan Lim Kit Siang [Ipoh Timur] minta Menteri Dalam Negeri menyatakan tarikh/jenis laporan-laporan polis yang dibuat terhadao adik-beradik peguam yang disyaki terlibat dalam pembunuhan beramai-ramai Dato Sosilawati di Banting, serta tindakan terkini terhadap laporan-laporan polis berkenaan.

I find that two of my questions submitted for the budget parliamentary meeting had been rejected, viz: Read the rest of this entry »